Our FAVE Football Passing Clinic starts Nov 28th with former NFL QB!

You know how Thanksgiving and Football kinda, like, go together? And how flag football 🏈 is only getting more and more popular? Well kids on Long Island are lucky enough to have their very own former NFL QUARTERBACK, Jay Fiedler,  to learn from and learn RIGHT. Jay Fiedler’s winter passing clinics start Wednesday, November 28th and Read more…

Gift ideas for kids that love football!

It’s been a tough season for football on Long Island…but we’re a loyal bunch. Some of our favorite gift ideas are timeless choices for kids that love to play or have a favorite team.   FOOTBALL WITH FORMER NFL QUARTERBACK!!! Long Island is home to Jay Fiedler, former the New York Jets and Miami Dolphins. Read more…

Wrist strengthening exercises are the secret to being a better player.

Wrist strengthening exercises can be the difference between a good player and a great player. Really, sometimes it’s the little things that make a big difference, like having strong wrists. Fortunately, increasing wrist strength is relativelyeasy to do and with practice, can have a major impact especially for kids playing lacrosse, basketball, tennis, golf, curling Read more…

Actually, this is the best student athlete story you need to know. Reggie Ho.

Reggie Ho is a great student athlete role model. What sport he played isn’t as important as what he brought to the game and to his studies. A tireless work ethic combined with perseverance allowed him to achieve two of his dreams: playing for Notre Dame and becoming a surgeon. Ho was featured in a Read more…

Your daughter needs to know Jen Welter.

Jen Welter is a game changer. As the first woman to coach an NFL team as an assistant coaching intern for the Arizona Cardinals, Jen Welter changed history. Since then, she’s created Grrrid Iron Girls Flag Football camp for girls ages 6-18 (the next one is in Boston on November 18) and published a new Read more…

Does Jim Harbaugh have a point about kids playing soccer before football?

Jim Harbaugh, in an article featured in the Wall Street Journal last week, was quoted saying that kids should start with soccer and end with football: “I always encourage youngsters in America to play soccer. I think every American boy should play soccer till the eighth grade, then they should play football – American football” Is Read more…

Football Camps & Clinics – it’s not too early, or late, to get ready for Fall!

Fall football is quickly approaching! Camps and clinics are the best way for kids that want to play a sport to quickly gain skills through a compressed schedule, or be prepared and fit before school try outs.  Check out this list for programs geared toward football athletes that will keep your child fit and ready Read more…

10 Tips to Get on the Coach’s Good Side

Follow these guidelines to get and stay on the coach’s good side…. 1. EMAILS: Read them.  Respond promptly, or within 24 hours.  Your team needs to know your availability and your commitment.  So if they don’t hear from you, they can’t plan around you being there. 2. DO WHAT YOU SAY YOU’RE GOING TO DO: Read more…

Hey Tom Brady, how did you get so good?

Ok, Tom Brady, we have to give it to you — you really are THAT good.  While many others are probably focusing on your unheard of comeback in last night’s Super Bowl (seriously, how did you do that?!?), we at ScoutJr.com want to know — how did you get so good? Was it countless hours Read more…